Andrew Scott SLOAN, Congress, WI (1820-1895)


SLOAN, Andrew Scott, (brother of Ithamar Conkey Sloan), a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Morrisville, Madison County, N.Y., June 12, 1820; attended the public schools and Morrisville Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1842 and commenced practice in Morrisville, N.Y.; clerk of the Madison County Court 1847-1849; moved to Wisconsin in 1854 and settled at Beaver Dam, Dodge County, where he continued the practice of law; member of the State assembly in 1857; mayor of Beaver Dam in 1857, 1858, and again in 1879; appointed in 1858 as judge of the circuit court for the third district; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); was not a candidate for renomination in 1862; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate of the Union Party for election in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress; clerk of the United States District Court for Wisconsin 1864-1866; judge of the Dodge County Court 1868-1874; attorney general of Wisconsin 1874-1878; judge of the circuit court for the thirteenth judicial district from January 1882 until his death; died at Beaver Dam, Wis., on April 8, 1895; interment in Oakwood Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present